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Eyes Over Puget Sound: Surface Conditions Report – February 4, 2014

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14-03-070February 2014
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Author(s) Krembs, C.
Description Air temperatures have fallen due to unusually weak northern winds bringing in cold air. A dry beginning to winter causes low river flows. This dry winter brings new Puget Sound conditions with colder saltier waters observed in the northern regions. Oxygen has stabilized again within expected ranges. Suspended sediments along wind and wave exposed beaches add artful brushstrokes to the Puget Sound waterscape. Jellyfish are still going strong in Eld Inlet. Oil seen leaking from a boat in Commencement Bay and Ecology’s Spills Program responds. Our intern, Clifton, brings renewed passion to monitoring!
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Keywords marine waters, Hood Canal, Puget Sound, dissolved oxygen
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